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Dark tourism can be voyeuristic and exploitative – or if handled correctly, do a world of good - The Conversation UK


The Conversation UK

Dark tourism can be voyeuristic and exploitative – or if handled correctly, do a world of good
The Conversation UK
Key sites for visitors include Auschwitz-Birkenau, Tuol Sleng in Phenom Phen Cambodia, Ground Zero, Alcatraz and Robben Island. War kitsch sells. My own dark tourism, which I undertook in a research capacity, was based in Northern Ireland, which has ...

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20 Sep 2017 | 7:26 am

Spotlight: More Chinese visiting Vietnam, Cambodia boosts ... - Xinhua


Spotlight: More Chinese visiting Vietnam, Cambodia boosts ...
Xinhua
BEIJING, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam and Cambodia have attracted more and more Chinese tourists in recent years, which is greatly contributing to ...

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19 Sep 2017 | 9:12 pm

Experts Fear Economic Impact of Political Tensions in Cambodia - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Experts Fear Economic Impact of Political Tensions in Cambodia
VOA Khmer
Sou Chantha, a political scientist, said the situation in Cambodia was worse than in the lead-up to previous elections and was likely to affect tourism and the economy. “From now until the election day, the political situation is unlikely to calm down ...
Cambodian Officials Ramp Up Anti-US ThreatsVoice of America

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19 Sep 2017 | 11:59 am

Cambodia and Nepal mull two-way tourism : TTR Weekly - TTR Weekly


TTR Weekly

Cambodia and Nepal mull two-way tourism : TTR Weekly
TTR Weekly
PHNOM PENH, 19 September 2017: Cambodia and Nepal's travel agency associations signed a Memorandum of Understanding, last week, to develop two-way ...
Vietjet to fly Ho Chi Minh-Phnom Penh route | Bangkok Post: businessBangkok Post

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19 Sep 2017 | 12:03 am

Dark tourism in Southeast Asia: where to go and what to avoid - South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Dark tourism in Southeast Asia: where to go and what to avoid
South China Morning Post
In Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism, author and war correspondent who covered Cambodia throughout the 1970s and '80s, Elizabeth Becker accuses the country's dark tourism industry of being exploitive and disrespectful to those ...

18 Sep 2017 | 12:03 am

Cambodian orphanages scam Western children and hurt locals - The Australian


Cambodian orphanages scam Western children and hurt locals
The Australian
Much of the credit for peeling off the lid on the scam that is orphanage tourism goes to a young Australian advocate, Leigh Mathews. She's older and wiser now, but at 22 she went to Cambodia as a backpacker and, like so many before her, she soon became ...

15 Sep 2017 | 9:00 am

Cambodia, Nepal sign tourism MoU - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Cambodia, Nepal sign tourism MoU
Khmer Times
The Cambodia Association of Travel Agents (CATA) and Nepal's Tourism Agents Association signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday in Phnom Penh to promote joint tourism between the countries. “The MoU signing marks another milestone of ...

13 Sep 2017 | 1:04 pm

60 Minutes: Bondi woman helping to end 'orphanage tourism' in ... - 9news.com.au


9news.com.au

60 Minutes: Bondi woman helping to end 'orphanage tourism' in ...
9news.com.au
When 19-year-old Australian Tara Winkler travelled to Cambodia more than a decade ago, all she wanted to do...

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3 Sep 2017 | 6:47 am

Koh Klang finds sustainable way to draw in tourists - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Koh Klang finds sustainable way to draw in tourists
The Phnom Penh Post
While community based tourism in gaining traction in Thailand, Cambodia is also no stranger to this sustainable tourism concept. Bou Chan Serey, deputy director general of Cambodia's tourism development and international cooperation, told Post Property ...

31 Aug 2017 | 12:02 am

Talks on linking Vietnam and Cambodia's tourism - TTR Weekly


TTR Weekly

Talks on linking Vietnam and Cambodia's tourism
TTR Weekly
PHNOM PENH, 31 August 2017: Vietnamese and Cambodian tourism officials met in Phnon Penh, earlier this week, to explore how to boost tourism between the two countries. Vietnam's General Department of Tourism, under the Ministry of Culture, Sports ...

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30 Aug 2017 | 11:34 pm